The COVID Crisis: Coalition Calls On Gov. Cuomo To Further Protect Essential Businesses And Services From Lawsuits

A coalition of business advocates today delivered a letter to Governor Cuomo and the legislature recommending increased liability protections for activities and relief efforts related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Says NYC Schools To Stay Closed Despite What Gov Cuomo Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City public schools will stay closed for the rest of the school year on Saturday, despite claims from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that the legal authority to make that decision rests with him. Continue Reading →

Calling On DOE To Shut Down Schools For Two Weeks, States Uptown Council Member Rodriguez (Spanish)

I thank Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson and all City Agencies for the work they are doing as we try to control and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Fix NYC’ MTA Woes Panel From Harlem To Hollis

On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has assembled a 16-person “Fix New York City” panel that will come up with solutions to the city’s gridlock problems and also bring more money to the MTA, reports the New York Daily News. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Police Show Solidarity With Fallen Officers

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By Udo Salters 

The funeral for New York City Police Officer Ramos was held on Saturday December 20th at the Christ Tabernacle on Myrtle Avenue. Ramos and his Partner Police Officer Wenjian Liu were shot in their police car in Brooklyn. Continue Reading →